Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg addresses attendees at the National Action Network National Convention in New York on April 7, 2022.
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Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg sent his staff an email Saturday after the former president assured them their safety was a “first priority.” donald trump called him supporters protesting about his supposedly imminent indictment.
In a memo obtained by NBC News from a senior Manhattan attorney’s office official, Bragg said he “will not tolerate attempts to intimidate the firm or threaten the rule of law in New York.”
Bragg’s office has been investigating his hush money paid to porn star Stormy Daniels during his 2016 presidential run and his relationship with Trump. “Corrupt” DA office. He urged his supporters to protest on his behalf.
“The far-flung Republican candidate and former president of the United States will be arrested,” Trump wrote on his social media site, Truth Social, early Saturday morning. “Protest and take back our country!”
In Palm Beach, Fla., supporters of former President Donald Trump gathered outside the Mar-a-Lago resort after posting a message on their Truth Social account that they expected him to be arrested Tuesday. Called supporters to protest. USA March 19, 2023.
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grand jury Hearing testimony related to 2016 payoffs in states criminal court No public announcement has been made as to whether or when Trump will be indicted in Lower Manhattan. Law enforcement agencies across New York security arrangements If the former president is criminally prosecuted.
Bragg’s email did not directly address Trump or his comments, but he reassured staff that he was “committed to maintaining a safe working environment.” This email was first reported by PoliticoBragg said his office will continue to work with officials from the New York City Police Department and the Bureau of Court Management.
“Our law enforcement partners ensure that specific or credible threats to our office are fully investigated and that appropriate safeguards are in place to ensure that all 1,600 people have a safe working environment. .
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